Co-founder of Echo Fox and 3 time NBA champion, Rick Fox is reportedly being ousted from his own team.
According to a report from Jacob Wolf of ESPN, a letter was sent to Fox that stated he didn’t act in the best interest of the business. The letter stated that Fox repeatedly worked against the interest of the company and his partners and said he would, “burn this company to the ground”.
Echo Fox co-founder Rick Fox will be ousted from the company on Oct. 21, according to a letter obtained by ESPN, because of his handling of the sale of Echo Fox’s LCS slot and other financial matters. https://t.co/p4S6a5NXwH pic.twitter.com/lCv20oVTfC
— ESPN Esports (@ESPN_Esports) September 27, 2019
This past April, a story broke on how one of the team’s investors, Amit Raizada, had used racist language toward Echo Fox CEO Jace Hall and threatened Fox’s family. This one of several disputes with Fox and his partners at Echo Fox.
Echo Fox had come into the Fighting Game Community in January of 2017 with an OP line up that included; Justin Wong, Tokido, Momochi, Chocoblanka, Scar, and SonicFox.
They currently have SonicFox, NuckleDu, and dekillsage signed with them at the time of this writing.
There doesn’t seem to be an official statement from anyone from Echo Fox at the time of release for this article.